“In no day that dawns from an earthly sun, I fear me, Nou. Oh, Nou! He has gone, and taken my heart with him, leaving in its place a throbbing pain which is more than I can bear.”

“Spare to revile the maid,” broke Caleb furiously, “for the curses are spears that fall on the heads of those that throw them.”

~ Pearl Maiden, by H. Rider Haggard